Omnibus Listing

The Middleburg H.T. June 2020

PLEASE BE PATIENT WITH US - WE ARE TRYING TO HAVE THIS COMPETITION: 1. At this time it is not certain whether MHT will take place but we are making the following changes regarding the entry process 2. We are accepting entries but no paper will be accepted 3. Electronic entries can only be accepted via X-Entry 4. If not using Xentry we will accept emailed legible PDF entries - 5. Entries should be complete including coggins and signatures; Coggins and signatures can be scanned and emailed 6. No payment should be sent at this time 7. If we are limited on numbers allowed, we will use the entry data to determine accepted entries 8. If the HT is a go then we will contact you and you must pay via Xentry or Paypal or Zelle or possibly Venmo 9. We will make a YES or NO decision ASAP - at that point, the event will be canceled OR we will be accepting payment 10.Although there are late fees for submission after closing date, the Organizing committee will reassess late fees and update the Omnibus accordingly ASAP.
USEA Event ID: 17365
The Middleburg H.T. | The Plains, Virginia (AREA 2)

Event DateJune 6 - 7, 2020 Open Date: Apr 21 Close Date: May 19

Address:Great Meadow Foundation; 5089 Old Tavern Road; The Plains, VA; 20198 From D.C: I-66 west to exit 31 to VA rte 245 toward Old Tavern; turn left onto Old Tavern Road; 1.8 miles, your destination is on the left.From Winchester I-81:take exit for I66 East to exit 28 towards Warrenton; go 2.7 miles, take a right onto Old Tavern Road; your destination will be on the right.

USEF Endorsed/USEA Recognized: T,N,BN
USEF/USEA Recognized: P

Tentative Schedule:
Fri: Cross-country course open-3 pm.Show Jumping course open - 4 pm.Sat: All P/T - Dressage 8:00-am; P/T Show Jumping-10:00 am; P/T Cross-country-10:30 am. Sun: All N/BN - Dressage-8:00 am; N/BN Show Jumping-10:00; N/BN Cross-country-10:30am. Divisions may change days depending on entries. Any changes will be posted to website.
Starting Times:
Available online Wednesday, June 3 on
Event Officials
TD:Gretchen Butts, (MD) Judges: Pres:Helen Brettell (VA) Dressage Judge:Cathy Tucker Slaterbeck (MD), Sara Miller Leary (VA) SJ Judge: Kathy White, (VA) CD: XC:David O'Connor, (VA); Jonathan Wells, (TN) SJ: Kathy White, (VA)
Entry Information

Send Entries to:
Enter via Xentry or mail to: Melinda Rozga-Moore 6349 Louisianna Rd. Locust Grove, VA 22508 Email: Phone (703) 328 6173(please no calls after 8:30pm) Website: Draw checks payable to Middleburg Horse Trials. Entry forms may be submitted to the secretary via US Mail, email or Xentry.For ALL entries, the postmark on payment sent via US Mail or when payment is processedelectronicallyis considered the entry date. If doing an electronic entry through Xentry you must postmark via US Mail or email , signature page and Coggins within 5 days of entering or entry is considered incomplete and will be subject to post entry late fees. Although you can fill out an entry using Event Entries, they will not be transmitted electronically and must be mailed to the Secretary. Only Xentry provides electronic transmission of your entry.

Organizer: Max Corcoran Email: Competition Management: Middleburg Orange County Pony Club

Draw checks to Middleburg Horse Trials. Checks must be drawn on a US Bank or be a US money order. NO FOREIGN CHECKS OR INTERNATIONALMONEY ORDERS. Send entry & fees to competition secretary.Entry fee includes a $25 non-refundable office fee.$50.00 returned (bounced) check fee. Entry: P: $210.00 if received by May 2, then $230.00; T: $205.00 if received by May 2, then $225.00; N: $200.00 if received by May 2, then $220.00; BN: $195.00 if received by May 2, then $215.00. Non-competing horses- must register with secretary. have a negative coggins and pay a $20 grounds fee. Post Entry/Late Fee:$50 late fee for entries and/ or payments postmarkedafter the closing date. Entries after June 2 will be assessed a late fee of $100.Electronic entries not paid online must have payment postmarked prior to closing date to avoid late fees. Change Fee:Change fee applies to division, horse and/ or rider.$30.00 fee for each change of entry after C.D. but before June 2; Additional $50 fee for each change after June 2.Changes should be sent to the secretary by email. Changes NOT accepted by phone.Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 office fee; After C.D.- $150 entry refund ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. Most likely NO REFUNDS for any level (entry) AFTER 9 pm June 3rd. USEA Starter and USEF Fees Refund Policy: The USEA Starter and D&M fees will be returned within 30 days of the competition to any who do not start the dressage test.Competition cancellation-No refund.
All entries include a $25 non-refundable office fee. Include printed, legible and current email address on entry. All correspondence from the secretary will be by email. All entrants competing must be USEA members. All horses competing must have USEA registration number. Preliminary competitors, include USEF membership numbers for rider, trainer and owner (including farm, syndicate, etc.). Riders, trainers, and/or owners of horses competing at the Preliminary level who are not USEF members will be required to pay $45 non-member fee with entry. (Note: a coach may or may not be a trainer; trainers are the ones who care and feed the horses)AND USEF MEMBERS - PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU ARE UP TO DATE ON YOUR SAFE SPORT TRAINING!! PLEASE no photos of missing items emailed to secretary - Scans are okay - must be legible! Double entries: Not accepted. The use of XENTRY is strongly encouraged as you can submit your entries electronically. Check entry status online at Entries may be accepted after the closing date on a space-available basis. Incomplete entriesmay bewait listed until complete. If there is a wait list, it will be posted on the website along with entry status. Unpaid entries are incomplete and will not be assigned ride times. We will not hold spots for incomplete/ unpaidentriesif we have awaitlist. Emergency information box on entry must be filled out or entry is not complete. Please include TIP registration number for horses that want to be considered for TIP awards ( These must be received by June 5th at 1PM. For all electronic entries, the postmark on payment sent via US Mail is considered the entry date, NOT the date it was submitted via Xentry or emailed. Refunds: Before C.D.-Less $25 office fee; After C.D.- $150 entry refund ONLY if place can be filled from wait list. NO REFUNDS for any level (entry) AFTER 9 pm June 3rd. Competition cancellation-No refund. All scratches must be given directly to Melinda via email: . We are not responsible for scratches left on answering machines. Email required. Negative Coggins certificate valid through June 8, 2020 required for all horses. Horses without current Coggins on file or in hand will not be allowed on grounds.
Competitor Information
Eightribbons per division; Prize money for 1st through 3rd in Preliminary divisions paid by check at event; Certificates good toward 2018 entry fees for 1st through 3rd in Beginner Novice through Training divisions. Product awards at all levels by Sponsors. $3 fee for mailing ribbon paid to secretary prior to competition conclusion. Will be offering Ribbons and prizes for TIP registered horses (
Stabling:No stabling available on-grounds. We will provide list of contacts of local stabling available to competitors upon request. Veterinarian:Chad Davis (540)955-9115 andVA Equine Imaging (540)687-4663 clinic . Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Leesburg, VA (800)436-2911. Numbers will be posted at Secretary's stand. All trailers please go in Gate 2 and follow signs back to trailer parking. Please bring water - we have a very limited source.
Make reservations early as we share this weekend with the Upperville Horse & Colt show. Warrenton, VA - 9 miles away. Hampton Inn - 9.2 miles - 540 349 4200; Baymont Inn and Suites - 9.4 miles - 800 337 0800; Local AirBnB or VRBO.
Test and arena sizes: All P-2018 USEF Preliminary Level Test A-Small Arena. All T-2018 USEF Training Level Test A-Small Arena. All N-2018 USEF Novice Level Test A-Small Arena. All BN-2018 USEF Beginner Novice Level Test A-Small Arena. Arenas: 2 on all weather and 1 on grass.
All P-3000 m @ 520 mpm. All T-2500 m @ 450 mpm. All N-2200 m @ 375 mpm. All BN-2000 m @ 325 mpm. Terrain: Open, rolling hills - old established turf, excellent footing. Course runs on same land as the MARS Great Meadow International On all courses, some obstacles tend toward maximum heights for the level. Forward galloping courses. Well suited for horses with experience at the level. P - includes water complex & coffin. T - includes water complex & ditch. N/BN - includes water complexand ditch. Cross-country course closed for schooling before HT. Schooling on Tuesday after the HT
Other Information:
Cross-country course closed for schooling before HT. There will be a schooling day the Tuesday after the HT.. Levels may be divided/combined if entries warrant; state preferences under the Eligible Section and birth date on entry, otherwise Senior is assumed. If event is oversubscribed, preference given to higher levels. Divisions may change days depending on entries. Any changes will be posted to website.. Show jumping warmup and competition arena will be on all weather footing.Any volunteers , please go to USEA's Volunteer Incentive Program: Plan to bring own water, as closest water may be far away. Ice will be available atconvenience store across the street. Food Truckon grounds for breakfast & lunch. Vendors on grounds during event. Photographers on site with mobile lab. No loose dogs anywhere on the grounds including on XC course. Dogs must be leashed and attached to a person or vehicle per USEF Rule GR1301.6. Refund checks not mailed until after event and check has cleared. Watchhttp://www.mocpony.clubwebsite for additional information. Live scores can be found at: All trailers and spectators please go in Gate 2 and follow signs back to trailer parking. All volunteers please go in Gate 7 and follow signs. Please bring water - we have a very limited source. NO CARS OR TRUCKS will be allowed up by competition area during competition - it is .2 mile walk from trailers.